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    Wish I had found this site sooner! Can't tell you how many times I needed a great quote!

    Eat. Write. Teach.: Classroom Must-Haves for the First-Year Teacher

    Teacher Planning

    Falling Into First: First Year Teacher Tips Just read the whole post and it was helpful. It's like she was talking directly to me cause right now, this is my life!

    Perfect for curing "test stress" before standardized testing.

    A book about the importance of listening. A definite read during the first week of school :) I also know some adults that would benefit from reading this.

    Seriously no joke... especially this year!

    Attention Title I elementary teachers: Get 150 dollars in FREE books! Super easy!

    Today, my team and I had the pleasure of visiting another teacher in our district and they did some of the coolest brain breaks! Of course, I want to share them with YOU! I can't wait to show them to my kids! They will FREAK! Check these out!

    Ideas from teachers for teachers

    Teacher and student meme posters are great for going over class rules and procedures. From "Back to School Activities that Inspire Creativity"

    AMAZING first year tips, Luckeyfrog's Lilypad: new teacher tips

    Teacher... has this on her door. Love it! I want it on my door!!!

    What the Teacher Wants--1st Day of School Powerpoint to teach expectations

    Time Check - throughout the day teacher announces "time check" and students record the time from the classroom clock. At the end of the day they earn a sticker if they get all 4 correct.

    End of year poem for teachers to give to their students. So cute!

    Great read for parents and teachers to help children learn the value of being respectful by listening and waiting for their turn to speak. The book also teaches children a witty technique to hold on to their thoughts for sharing at an appropriate time.

    LOVE THIS!!! This teacher holds a "reading raffle" and students enter their tickets in the bins with the book they most want to win. :} Tickets earned through behavior and responsibility... Hold the raffle once a month...

    Free online book, Testing Miss Malarkey.

    Eight Things That Should be at the Top of Teachers' To-Do List at the Beginning of the Year, Managing and Motivating Math Minds